Storing Carbon in Sagebrush Rangelands


Western rangelands and grasslands are being recognized for their ability to protect stored carbon long into the future. Rangelands are vast and store over 25% of carbon found in western ecosystems. As the climate warms and the west experiences more extreme weather events like drought and fire, as well as landscape-scale changes like conifer expansion and land-use conversion, it is more important than ever to promote management practices that protect existing carbon stored in rangelands.  Download the full report with the link below or check out the 2-page synthesized version.

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